Changing Suburbs, Changing Students

Changing Suburbs, Changing Students

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Embrace the changing suburbs by changing your school! As your students evolve, has your school evolved with them? This unique book offers an explanation of the increasing diversity in student makeup and ideas for acting as an agent of positive change for your school. The authors offer tools and recommend ways you can improve student achievement by: Developing an action plan for more focused, culturally responsive student instruction Creating a culture that celebrates diversity Building partnerships with parents, universities, and the community Providing programs for English learners such as tutoring, the arts, and summer supportThe fourth grade team at Jefferson Elementary School in New Rochelle, New York, decided that they needed to ... They developed an assessment that included a writing prompt and revised the holistic scoring rubric (connected to New ... The teachers began by developing a unit of study on narrative writing that included both minilessons related to the genre and minilessons connected to studentsa#39; needs.

Title:Changing Suburbs, Changing Students
Author:Shelley B. Wepner, JoAnne G. Ferrara, Kristin N. Rainville, Diane W. Gómez, Diane E. Lang, Laura A. Bigaouette
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2012-09-18


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